The South African based Streaming company which is the leading streaming television service in whole of Africa announced that it has added a whole new channel named “Me” to its DStv subscribers decoder.
The company’s Chief Executive for General Entertainment (CEGEM) Yolisa Phahle, mentioned this in a public statement on Friday saying that the newly enlisted channel is available to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers and it’s going to offer a vas selection of international content.
In the statement she said “‘Me’ sees two channels, M-Net City 115 and Vuzu 116, merge to create a bigger, better channel aimed to give viewers their famous, world class series and reality shows in one place.
According to her, Multichoice is transforming the way they present contents and is poised to creating a single, extensive, well-curated package.
Elaborating on “Me” she added: “the newly added channel will give our viewers and subscribers a multifaceted, competitive channel offering, and we’re pleased to offer the best international entertainment in one place,” Phahle said.
Notably, Mnet City 115 was launched as a channel where viewers can catch up on the newest and best international series, while Vuzu 116 has always stive to be the true voice of an edgier African youth.
Yolisa Phahle further noteded that: ‘Me’ will showcase the best of both its successors, at the same time building a new identity strategically crafted with the discerning audience in mind.
‘Me’ is a channel basically targeted to viewers above the age of 18, and will futher also feature lifestyle and celebrity content that has earlier been broadcasted on M-Net Channel 101 and 1Magic.
“Me is taking us in an exciting direction that speaks to the multiplatform world we live in and further sharpens our aim to give our subscribers content that they connect with,” she said.
Talking about shows to feature on Me, She said: ‘Me’ will air daily episodes of ‘The Rookie, NCIS: New Orleans’, ‘Survivor Australia’ and ‘Young Sheldon’ from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
“And from 7:30 p.m. you can join Me for a mix of local and international series like ‘Lioness’, ‘Prodigal Son’, ‘All American’ and ‘911’.
”The Real Housewives’, starting with The Real Housewives of Atlanta will bring the drama every weekday at 8:30 p.m., leading us to our late-night slot.
”9:30 p.m. is when you can get a little dark with Me as this slot will have acclaimed international dramas and thrillers like ‘Godfather of Harlem’, ‘Clarice’ and ‘Flight Attendant’.
”On weekends, it’s Me-time, start Friday evening with ‘The Bachelorette SA’ or a movie; Saturdays and Sundays are filled with gameshows, talent shows and reality shows like ‘Beat Shazam’, ‘American Idol’ and ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’.
”Sunday evening at 7 p.m. will premiere acclaimed dramas such as ‘Queen Sugar’.
In her concluding statement she said “Me” is a Television made personal, an abode to unwind, It is a channel that will transend to continue offering viewers more of what they like,”.